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New backpacks for thousands of children

The MLK Center looked like Christmas morning Saturday afternoon. At the 5th Annual Backpack Drive. It drew thousands of children in need.

Need a backpack? Volunteers to give out free school supplies to students

Before the first bell rings, some organizations here in the cape fear are teaming up to help at the fifth annual backpack drive.

Local law enforcement agencies ball for unity in the community

Local law enforcement took off their work shoes in exchange for sneakers as they hit the hardwood for a little friendly competition.

Families invited for fun and learning to celebrate MLK Day

One event to honor Dr. King was going on Saturday at the building that bears his name in Wilmington, the MLK Center.
Dozens attend the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington on January 11, 2018. (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)

MLK celebrations continue with Potluck for Peace

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was all about peace, and celebrations continued Thursday with the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

Hundreds of Wilmington students receive new bookbags free of charge

Wilmington kids will return to their classrooms Monday for the first day of school and many of them will have a new bookbag that they received free of charge this weekend.
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Educational fair is all about the kids

Wilmington Faiths Against Gun Violence put on an educational fair for parents and kids at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

Wilmington to host meetings on $30M park bond plan

When voters in Wilmington go to the polls this fall, they'll decide whether the city should spend more money on parks. Ahead of that vote, the city is holding a series of meetings to explain what the money will go toward.

Churches give out 2,500 book bags to kick off school year

Area churches kicked off their third annual back to school bash at the Martin Luther King Center.

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